The Big Fat Juicy
Sycamore Brewing

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Beer Geek Stats:
Style:
IPA - American
ABV:
8%
Score:
Needs more ratings
Avg:
4.06 | pDev: 16.01%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
4
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Sycamore Brewing
 
North Carolina, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
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Notes: Mango Milkshake DIPA

Take it to the dome! Thick and juicy, we brew this milkshake IPA with oats, milk sugar and turbo-charged hops!
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RC_Saunders from North Carolina

3/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Heard so much hype over this beer the first time it was available, so I grabbed 2-4pks of mango and 2-4pks of peach on the next go-round. Mango was decent, cloudy yellow pour with mild carbonation, fruity up front but almost Splenda taste on the back,assuming from milk sugar. Wasn’t impressed, however it is worth a try.
The peach was terrible. Bitter fruit flavor up front and Splenda on the back. Would not but this again...these two were very different from every hazy ipa I have ever bought

Sep 18, 2018
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dbrauneis from North Carolina

4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a murky medium yellow in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising along the edges of the glass and slightly heavier than moderate amounts of pale golden yellow + straw yellow colored highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense creamy white head that slowly reduces to a large patch of thin film covering the entire surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to heavy amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of juicy tropical/mango, citrus/grapefruit, and tropical/papaya hops over the top of light to moderate aromas of biscuit + caramel malts with moderate amounts of lactose sweetness.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of biscuit + caramel malts with moderate amounts of caramel + lactose sweetness. That is followed by moderate to strong flavors of juicy tropical/mango, citrus/grapefruit, and tropical/papaya hops which imparts a minimal amount of bitterness which fades away quickly leaving a moderate lingering juicy, fruity sweet hop flavor.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Initially crisp with a hint of dryness in the finish as well as a touch of alcohol warming.

O: Easy to drink with alcohol well hidden from the aroma + flavor and only slightly present in the mouthfeel. Nice hop flavors + aromas with a pleasant amount of lactose sweetness. Definitely worth grabbing again.

Jan 30, 2018
The Big Fat Juicy from Sycamore Brewing
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 4 ratings